Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry
Scientific name: Amelanchier x grandiflora ‘Autumn Brilliance’
‘Autumn Brilliance’ serviceberry or Juneberry is a small, deciduous tree with a vase shape. This tree is a natural hybrid between downy serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea) and Allegheny serviceberry (Amelanchier laevis). Growing to a height of 20-25 ft and a width of 15-20 ft, ‘Autumn Brilliance’ reaches mature size early and can grow to be multi-trunked. Beautiful white flowers appear in early spring and make way for small red-purple edible fruit in the summer. The fruits taste like blueberries and can be made into jams, jellies, and pies. This tree has showy fall color with bright orange-red leaves and is attractive to birds. With excellent disease resistance, ‘Autumn Brilliance’ is a graceful tree well-suited for small spaces in lawns, borders, woodland margins, or native plant areas. It needs full sun to part shade and grows in plant hardiness zones 4-9.